Category:   COMMUNITY CHOIRS
Composer:   Janika Vandervelde
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   earthsongs
Edition:   S-53
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Rick Kvam
Choral Arts Ensemble, Rochester 1998
R&R Chair Community Choirs

Commissioned by the Dale Warland Singers in 1992, this work uses a text by Hildegaard von Bingen, the 12th Century mystic and abbess. Accompaniment includes castanets, wood block and tabla (requiring a skilled player). A terrific, rhythmic and colorful work suitable for Christmas.